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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by cno243
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
The diagram below represents processes in the water cycle.
Water Cycles
Which letters below correctly identify precipitation and evaporation as shown on the diagram?
  1. D is precipitation and H is evaporation
  2. C is precipitation and K is evaporation
  3. B is precipitation and I is evaporation
  4. G is precipitation and E is evaporation
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Water stored within the earth below the water table
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Concentration of dissolved salts in water
  1. salinity
  2. turbidity
  3. permeability
  4. conductivity
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Which process is seafloor spreading most closely associated with?
  1. erosion
  2. volcanism
  3. subduction
  4. metamorphism
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Low-lying land next to a river
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by CaryBloomquist
Where is most of Earth's water located?
  1. in glaciers
  2. in the oceans
  3. in streams and rivers
  4. in the atmosphere
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Area of land that drains to a given body of water
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Which is the best estimate of seafloor spreading rates?
  1. 1 - 10 mm/yr
  2. 1 - 10 cm/yr
  3. 1 - 10 m/yr
  4. 1 - 10 km/yr
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by CaryBloomquist
A stream that flows into another larger stream is called a
  1. tributary.
  2. distributary.
  3. delta.
  4. meander.
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
The principal nutrients of ocean water are
  1. sodium and chloride
  2. lead, mercury, and manganese
  3. phosphorus, nitrogen, and silicon
  4. carbon dioxide, oxygen, and hydrogen
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